Tag Archives: gnosticism

How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 4) – The Psalms

The Book of Psalms is an incredible gift of God to the Church. Regularly singing the entire book of Psalms is the spiritual practice I commend to people most frequently. Their uniqueness lies in while most of Scripture portrays the history … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Psalms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Spirit and Flesh – Part 1

The Biblical discussion of the concepts of “flesh” and “spirit” are highly problematic for several reasons. “Flesh” is one of the grand enemies of the Christian, along with the “world” (another problematic term) and the “devil” (yet another problematic term…). … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Paul, Pneumatology (Spirit), Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Theology of Creation in Isaiah Part 1

Discussion of the doctrine of creation in Christian theology often centers around a few loci. In fundamentalist circles, it at times revolves around the creation-evolution or the young-earth/old-earth debates. Others, having reconciled with Darwin, explain the contributions of evolutionary thought … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Creation, Isaiah, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Spirit of the Resurrection Part 2: Gnosticism and Schizoid Spirituality

In the first part of this series I discussed my desire to take some time in this Pentecost season to give extended reflection to the person and work of the Holy Spirit. In this post, I would like to back … Continue reading

Posted in Pentecost, Pneumatology (Spirit), Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments